Diploma in Commercial Comics, Illustrations and Animation Year 1 (Day School)

Start Date: 9th September, 2024

Basic Information

Diploma in Commercial Comics, Illustrations and Animation Year 1 (Day School)
Duration of Study
2 Years (Year 1 and ear2)
This course is designed for training Hong Kong animators and is vocational-oriented. The course is a two-year program taught in Cantonese with a small class teaching mode. The course focuses on teaching the basic theory and techniques of comics, illustrations, and 2D animation, and aims to cultivate students' basic drawing and animation knowledge and production skills. The course consists of 18 subjects, with 8 classes per subject, and the total course time for the first year is 360 hours.

Qualification Framework Level: 3
Registration Number of Qualification Register: 20/000409/L3
Registration Validity Period: 26/05/2020 to 31/08/2024
Certified Course under the Continuing Education Fund
Course Code: 32Z129125

Register for a free admission seminar at:

*This course has been included in the list of courses eligible for reimbursement under the Continuing Education Fund.
*The main course of this unit (DIPLOMA IN COMMERCIAL COMICS, ILLUSTRATIONS AND ANIMATION) has been recognized under the Qualifications Framework at level 3.
Students must:
A. Be 18 years of age or above;
B. Have completed Form 5, or completed Form 3 and have two years of work experience;
C. Have basic knowledge of computer operating systems;
D. Pass an interview.

Start Date
9th September, 2024
Class Time
On average, students have 4-5 classes per week, with each class lasting for 2.5 hours.
Classes are held either from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm or from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm.
One year $66,800


  • Chromatics
  • Computer-aided design
  • Perspective drawing
  • Outdoor sketching
  • Watercolor
  • Blue line sketch
  • Object drawing
  • Human figure drawing
  • Photography basics
  • Marker drawing
  • Character design 1
  • Comic design
  • Script writing 1
  • Storyboarding 1
  • Animation principle
  • 2D animation 1
  • 2D animation 2
  • 3D Software Introduction